Psy 230 Syllabus

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Week Six: Human Motivation | |
| |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives | | | | | |Compare and contrast the psychoanalytic, humanistic, and diversity views of human motivation.| | | |CheckPoint |Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: With which of the motivation theories do | |30 | |Motivation Theories |you agree most? With which of the theories do you agree least? Explain your position. | | | |Individual |Select a famous person in the media or in history and think about a choice the person has | |100 | |Motivation Evaluation |made. | | | | | | | | | |Write a 350- to 700-word paper profiling this person and explain how each of the three views | | | | |of motivation—psychoanalytic, humanistic, and diversity—may help understand his or her | | | | |reasoning and choice. | | | | | | | | | |Include a summary of the concepts and terms from Henry Murray’s theory of needs. | | | | | | | | | |Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. | | |

|Week Seven: Social-Cognitive Theory | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives | | | | | |Describe how cognitive styles influence personality. | | | | |Examine the major components of social-cognitive theory. | | | | |Analyze George Kelly’s theory of personal constructs. | | | |Readings |Read Appendix A. | | | | |Read Ch. 8–10 of The Person. | | | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. | |10 | |Discussion Questions |Respond to weekly discussion questions. | |10...
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